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The management team

Oliver Schimek
Oliver SchimekChief Executive Officer & Founder
Marco Hinz
Marco HinzChief Operating Officer
Christoph Polomsky
Christoph PolomskyChief Sales Officer
Stefan Kleff
Stefan KleffChief Technology Officer
Roman Steigertahl
Roman SteigertahlHead of Business Development

Your regional contact persons

Meet the key players in Berlin, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg and Vienna.

Brian Kane
Brian KaneDirector of Capital Markets & Originations: UK, Ireland & Nordics
Brian brings with him 20+ years of experience in the analysis and funding of credit risk, covering pan-European ABS transactions. He spent 17 years at S&P Global Ratings in senior analytical and team leader roles within the Structured Finance group, subsequently becoming Head of Capital Markets for Bluestone Capital Management’s UK and Ireland platforms, where he raised capital and funding for their European asset-based lending operations.
Christine Huk
Christine HukDirector of Capital Markets & Originations: Germany
Over a decade in banking, Christine has acquired extensive expertise in Alternatives and Global Markets, working at leading investment banks in Germany and the UK – most recently at HSBC. Responsible for sourcing, fund structuring, manager selection/due diligence and private debt sales, Christine ensured efficient Solvency II treatment of all AIFs, advising investors directly on matters related to the VAG. Subsequently, she worked as an Associate in Fixed Income, before leaving the bank to become Director of the Infrastructure Equity team at a boutique investment firm.
Christian Fischer
Christian FischerVP Business Development & Sales: Germany
Christian has over 20 years’ experience in capital markets, working closely with the German savings bank sector since 2002. Having worked as an institutional fund consultant at DekaBank, he subsequently managed two asset management distribution companies (co-)founded by him, that specialised in providing solutions to treasury, investment management and private banking departments. Christian has also held positions at the Frankfurt offices of DWS and Deutsche Bank.
Stefan Weisser
Stefan WeisserDirector of Capital Markets & Originations: Germany
Stefan has worked for 20+ years in corporate finance and lending, holding posts in London, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt. He spent several years at WestLB, subsequently moving to IKB Deutsche Industriebank in Frankfurt where, prior to joining CrossLend, he served as Director of Loan Syndication, responsible for the structuring and syndication of corporate loans, promissory notes, project finance transactions and LBOs (the latter predominantly in France).
Ingo Rieger
Ingo RiegerCountry Head: Austria
In a career spanning London, Frankfurt and Vienna, Ingo has accumulated over 20 years’ experience in investment banking, holding senior positions at several major banks. Prior to joining CrossLend, he worked as Head of Markets at Kommunalkredit Austria, an infrastructure bank. In his previous roles as Executive Director at Nomura International in London, Director at Barclays Capital in London and Director at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, he managed the structuring and distribution of products across diverse asset classes to banks as well as corporate and institutional clients in the DACH region.

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